FARMINGDALE, N.Y., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NasdaqGM: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull-based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, has announced its participation in the 19th Annual IMAST Meeting, being held in Istanbul, Turkey, July 18-21, 2012, sponsored by the Scoliosis Research Society.
The Scoliosis Research Society, which is based in the United States, is an international organization dedicated to education, research and treatment of spinal deformities. Current membership includes more than 1,000 of the world's leading spine surgeons, researchers, physician assistants and orthotists with approximately 700 of them expected to attend the IMAST Meeting. Sixty-five percent of the attendees are either orthopedic surgeons or neurosurgeons, with more than one-half coming from North America.
As an industry sponsor of IMAST, Misonix will be exhibiting and demonstrating its innovative BoneScalpel™ Ultrasonic Bone Cutting System, which is gaining acceptance with spine surgeons worldwide. At the meeting, the Company will be introducing its new 30mm Blade line extension, designed for precisely transecting larger bones and/or for providing deeper access into body cavities.
Consistent with the scientific theme of the meeting, significant numbers of scientific papers and posters will be presented, including a poster authored by Isador H. Lieberman, M.D., MBA, FRCSC, documenting his positive experiences using the BoneScalpel in 58 deformity surgeries. Dr. Lieberman is an orthopedic surgeon at the Scoliosis & Spine Tumor Center, Texas Back Institute and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Plano, TX. Dr. Lieberman said, "The ultrasonic BoneScalpel™ allows me to perform a more preci
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